Zagreb ‑ Eights on Sava


28 August 2015

Training may be available on Friday, October 11, 2024 from 8:00 until 17:00 (please verify with the organiser). The buoys will be set on Saturday, Training on Saturday is allowed from 7:00 until 10:00. All crews are obliged to abide the safety rules.Training is at crew's own risk, following the cumpolsory registration in the log book. Starting at 11:00 on Saturday, only the competing crews are allowed to launch their boats according to their start numbers.  

Safety rules 

  • Before launching the boat, all crews must enter the time and the crew names in the log book located in the boat house of HAVK Mladost.
  • When launching the boat, the bow is directed upstream.
  • Upon leaving the pontoon, the starboard rowers row forward, port rowers reverse until the boat is turned downstream, making sure that the boat stays in the launching half of the river width.
  • When rowing downstream (warm-up), boats stay in the middle of the river! 
  • The stopping and turning of boats should commence by the anchored boats past the bridge (in order to avoid dangerous brink further downstream).
  • Racing upstream is by the southern shore (left shore for the coxswain). The coxswains should observe and avoid possible shallow water and rocks.
  • After finishing the race, crews row 100 meters further upstream (going further is forbiden and it can be dangerous), and when in line with pontoon the boat ichanges direction downstream while approaching the pontoon. Alternatively, the boat can approach the pontoon having the bow turned upstream.